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The Show Must Go On

Playwrights continue work without festival LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com When the University of Arkansas Department of Theatre produced the first ArkType New Play Festival in 2018, department chairman Michael Riha

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Digging Up The Facts

Study supports value of arts integration in learning JOCELYN MURPHY jmurphy@nwadg.com “The arts make us more human, make us more compassionate, make us more thoughtful and make us more reflective.

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Season Of Surprises

ACO adds black box options to 2020-21 offerings BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “ACO just needed a chance to transform a little bit,” says Erin West, the Springdale arts center’s assistant executive

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‘Hadestown’ on 2020-21 Broadway lineup in Tulsa

Critics use words like “compelling,” “exuberant,” “exhilarating,” “relevant” and sure to be the next cult classic. The musical they’re talking about is “Hadestown,” and with a “masterful” production still on

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One man’s memories live again in ‘My Father’s War’

When Bob Ford met and married Amy Herzberg, he didn’t just gain new in-laws. He also became one of the caretakers of her father’s World War II stories. “I grew

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Manna From Heaven?

APT’s ‘Meteor Shower’ snarky, absurd, hilarious BECCA MARTIN-BROWN bmartin@nwadg.com “Snarky, sexy, stunning.” “Absurd, titillating, wry.” “Hilarious, surprising, absurd.” “Stuff gets crazy.” Ask the Arkansas Public Theatre cast and director of

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T2 Designs Eclectic Season

‘Designing Women’ reincarnated in new comedy LARA JO HIGHTOWER lhightower@nwadg.com Last Sunday night was a big night for TheatreSquared: Northwest Arkansas’ only professional regional theater announced its new season —

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T2 brings legendary Texas governor to life

Over the course of decades in the public eye, Texas politician Ann Richards gained nearly mythic status, despite the fact that she served but one term as Texas governor and

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‘August: Osage County’ hits close to UAFS home

When the Tracy Letts’ comic drama “August: Osage County” debuted on Broadway in 2007, The New York Times called it a “fiercely funny and bitingly sad” production that was “the most exciting

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‘In The Book Of’ weighs who, how to be American

One of the most divisive election years in history was officially kicked off — with rampant chaos — in Iowa this week. The political environment of the United States is